beta-Propiolactone, 97%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: B23197.06

UNSPSC: 12352106

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 57-57-8 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 5g

Product Code. 11450797

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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material beta-Propiolactone
CAS 57-57-8
Molecular Formula C3H4O2
Formula Weight 72.06
MDL Number MFCD00005169
UN Number 3382
Merck Index 14,7820

Specification

Formula Weight 72.06
Quantity 5g
UN Number 3382
Melting Point −34°C
Boiling Point 161° to 163°C
Flash Point 70°C (158°F)
RTECS Number RQ7350000
Assay 97%
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H330-H350-H227-H315-H319
Fatal if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
Combustible liquid.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Recommended Storage −30° to −10°C
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
IF IN EYES: R
Merck Index 14,7820
MDL Number MFCD00005169
Health Hazard 1 Danger
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC BY INHALATION LIQUID, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA
Density 1.146
Physical Form Liquid
Assay Percent Range 0.97
CAS 57-57-8
Chemical Name or Material beta-Propiolactone
Molecular Formula C3H4O2

Applications
Beta-Propiolactone is widely used as a sterilizing and sporicidal agent, which is used to sterilize blood plasma, vaccines, tissue grafts, surgical instruments and enzymes. It finds an application in the manufacturing of acrylic acid and its esters. It is utilized as an intermediate in the synthesis of synthetic compounds.

Solubility
Miscible with water and organic solvents.

Notes
Flammable material. Should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS H Statement
H330-H350-H227-H315-H319
Fatal if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
Combustible liquid.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.

GHS P Statement
P210-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
IF IN EYES: R

−30° to −10°C